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Doll Parka

MOA: University of British Columbia


Amauti (parka) made for a large doll. The exterior of the coat is grey-tan, with high cut sides and a long back flap. Dark green, dark blue, and red zigzag trim edges the hem and wrists of the outer coat. The hood is edged with fur, and a bright green, bright orange and black plaited tassel hangs from the top. The undercoat is made of off-white wool fabric with similar trim to the outer coat. On both sides are an additional triangular pouch.

  • Narrative

    Collected by Robert A. Coulter, who was stationed at Kuujjuarpik, 1962-63, as Commanding Officer of the RCAF base (then known as Great Whale River).

  • Type of Item parka
  • Culture Inuit
  • Material fibre, skin, wool fibre
  • Measurements height 63.5 cm, width 42.5 cm, depth 11.0 cm (overall)

  • Previous Owner Robert A. Coulter, Colleen Coulter, Robert B. Coulter, Marion Coulter-Mackie
  • Received from Robert B. Coulter, Marion Coulter-Mackie, Colleen Coulter

  • Made in Nunavik

  • Creation Date between 1962 and 1963
  • Collection Date between 1962 and 1963
  • Ownership Date before June 28, 2019
  • Acquisition Date on June 28, 2019

  • Item Classes textiles
  • Condition fair
  • Accession Number 3371/0013